Del Mar Stable News

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Thursday Feature at Del Mar: Can 'Raymundos' Shorten Up?

Tuesday, August 24th, 2021   (1 month ago)
Raymundos Secret © Benoit Photo The question, much more often than not, is “Can he/she go long?’ The vast majority of American horses start out their careers sprinting, or going around one turn. The distance...

Lieutenant Dan Quickest Sunday in Green Flash 'Cap at Del Mar

Sunday, August 22nd, 2021   (2 months ago)
Lieutenant Dan © Benoit Photo Nick Alexander’s homebred Lieutenant Dan was just too fast for seven rivals in Sunday’s $101,500 Green Flash Handicap at Del Mar, running five furlongs on turf in :55.98. The 5-year-old...

Stable Notes August 22, 2021

Sunday, August 22nd, 2021   (2 months ago)
Tripoli © Benoit Photo Trainers for the top finishers in all five stakes races on Saturday’s TVG Pacific Classic program reported their horses all came back in fine fettle from the efforts. A follow-up report...

Going Global Fires Big Late to Take Grade I Del Mar Oaks

Saturday, August 21st, 2021   (2 months ago)
Going Global © Benoit Photo The bay filly Going Global, handled patiently by Del Mar’s leading rider, Flavien Prat, split horses when asked at the top of the lane and raced always from her field...

Mo Forza Does it Again in Capturing Del Mar Mile

Saturday, August 21st, 2021   (2 months ago)
Mo Forza © Benoit Photo Bardy Farm or OG Boss’ Mo Forza, swung widest through the lane and with powerful strides scored his second straight victory in the Grade II, $300,000 Del Mar Mile, scoring...

Private Mission Breezes in Saturday's Torrey Pines Stakes

Saturday, August 21st, 2021   (2 months ago)
Private Mission © Benoit Photo Baoma Corp’s Private Mission, a $750, 000 yearling purchase, ran to her price tag and even-money odds Saturday with an easy victory in the $100,000 Torrey Pines Stakes for three-year-old...

Stable Notes August 21, 2021

Saturday, August 21st, 2021   (2 months ago)
Flavien Prat © Benoit Photo PRAT SITTING IN THE RIGHT SPOTS FOR RUNS AT TITLE, STAKES MARK With two wins yesterday, Flavien Prat increased his lead from four to six victories over Abel Cedillo and...

Edgeway Best in Rancho Bernardo; Pick Six "Carryover" Now at $1,874,996

Friday, August 20th, 2021   (2 months ago)
Edgeway © Benoit Photo Hronis Racing’s Edgeway, the even-money favorite in a short field of four fillies and mares, went about her business in fine fashion Friday afternoon and came away a one-length winner in...

Stable Notes August 20, 2021

Friday, August 20th, 2021   (2 months ago)
Express Train © Benoit Photo SOMETHING OF A ROLE REVERSAL FOR SHIRREFFS, BAFFERT IN CLASSIC John Shirreffs has saddled four starters in the $1 million TVG Pacific Classic, and the closest he has come to...

Sprinters on the Turf Sunday in Del Mar's Green Flash 'Cap

Friday, August 20th, 2021   (2 months ago)
Collusion Illusion © Benoit Photo Eight fast horses will give the Del Mar lawn a trim Sunday afternoon when they match up in the 19th edition of the Grade III, $100,000 Green Flash Handicap. They...